Tess Atkins is an Associate Attorney and a member of Kalbian Hagerty’s corporate and taxation practice groups. Her practice largely consists of advising international and domestic individuals and companies with regard to their business and tax needs.
As a member of the corporate practice group, Tess assists clients with various business matters including, corporate formation and governance, contract negotiations and drafting, mergers and acquisitions, due diligence, securities law compliance, and equity and debt financing.
As a member of the taxation practice group, Tess assists clients in matters relating to state, federal and international tax planning, and IRS audits and investigations.
While in law school, Tess served as an Articles Editor of the UCLA Law Review, and as the Editor-in-Chief of the Dukeminier Awards Journal. With a keen interest in technology and start-up companies, Tess also participated in the Lowell Milken Institute-Sandler Prize for New Entrepreneurs venture competition as the law student advisor to an educational technology company.